Issue Area: Science & Society
Five Key Trends in Public Opinion, on Science, Technology, Engineering & Math Education in Public Schools
Media Type: SLIDESHOW / YEAR: 2010
Americans are convinced that math and science skills are crucial for the future, according to "Are We Beginning To See The Light?", a Public Agenda survey.
A Report On Conversations With People Throughout The Country
Media Type: PDF / YEAR: 2009
A generation after it was first discovered, what do most Americans know about HIV/AIDS? Do they know how it is transmitted and treated?
Ten Key Insights from Recent Public Opinion Research on Attitudes About Education Among Hispanic Parents, Students and Young Adults
Media Type: PDF / YEAR: 2008
Public Agenda report, prepared for IBM's summit on "America's Competitiveness: Hispanic Participation in Technology Careers"
Parents and Students in Kansas and Missouri Talk About Math, Science & Technology Education
Media Type: PDF / YEAR: 2007
Explores the growing consensus that unless schools do more to train young Americans with strong skills in math, science and technology, U.S. leadership in the world economy is at risk.
Are Parents and Students Ready for More Math and Science?
Media Type: PDF / YEAR: 2006
The first in a series of Reality Check reports finds that parents and students do not share the concern of business and government leaders about flagging math and science skills.
Closing the Gap between Leaders and the Public on Math, Science and Technology Education
Media Type: PDF
Findings from qualitative research conducted on parent and student attitudes about math, engineering, science, and technology education in the Kansas City region.